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Morning Newscast 12-15-15

Dec 15, 2015
MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

Authorities are investigating after a woman's body was found outside a Missoula hospital.

Authorities say an Amtrak train crashed into a pickup at a crossing near Kremlin, killing one person and injuring two others.

CenturyLink updated state regulators this week on their work plan to improve phone and internet service in areas that had prompted a lawsuit.

A federal judge has rejected a call for sanctions against the founder of a Montana resort for the ultra-rich after he refused a jailhouse deposition.

Evening Newscast 12-14-15

Dec 14, 2015
MTPR Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

A broken water main has prompted the Frenchtown School District to cancel its junior and high school classes for the rest of this week.

The National Weather Service says central and southern Montana will be most affected by a winter storm moving through the state.

Creditors in the bankruptcy of a Montana resort for the ultra-rich are seeking court sanctions against its founder for refusing a jail-house deposition.

Morning Newscast 12-14-15

Dec 14, 2015
MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

The group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America held a rally on the courthouse lawn in Missoula yesterday to commemorate the third anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting and advocate for stronger gun laws.

The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning for much of Montana.

Police are investigating after the body of a woman was found outside a Missoula hospital.

Evening Newscast 12-11-15

Dec 11, 2015
MTPR Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

A group of conservationists and ranchers want federal transportation officials to formally kill the permit for the proposed Tongue River Railroad near the Montana-Wyoming border.

The University of Montana’s faculty senate pressed President Royce Engstrom yesterday on the need for a clear vision for UM.

The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center is continuing a backcountry avalanche warning for the mountains around Cooke City, north of Yellowstone National Park.

Morning Newscast 12-11-15

Dec 11, 2015
MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

A man convicted of killing a Cascade County deputy during a high-­speed pursuit has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Supporters of an effort to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Montana can begin gathering signatures.

Federal environmental regulators have approved water quality rules meant to protect southeastern Montana cropland from wastewater produced during natural gas drilling.

A for­-profit company that operates medical schools around the world has chosen not to open a medical school in Montana.

Evening Newscast 12-10-15

Dec 10, 2015
MTPR Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

The man convicted of killing a Cascade County deputy during a high-speed pursuit has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Supporters of an effort to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Montana can begin gathering signatures.

Federal environmental regulators have approved water quality rules meant to protect southeastern Montana cropland from wastewater produced during natural gas drilling.

Morning Newscast 12-10-15

Dec 10, 2015
MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

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Northwestern Montana officials have declared a state of emergency after two days of rain and melting snow caused flooding near Libby and Troy.

A man convicted of killing a Cascade County deputy during a high-­speed pursuit is set to be sentenced.

A federal magistrate judge has ruled against a polygamous trio in Billings seeking to strike down Montana's bigamy laws.

Federal wildlife officials say they want to maintain grizzly bear numbers in the three­-state Yellowstone region near current levels as they move toward lifting protections for the threatened species.

Evening Newscast 12-09-15

Dec 9, 2015
MTPR Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Severe wind and flooding was reported from all across the western parts of the state today.

A federal magistrate judge has ruled against a polygamous trio in Billings seeking to strike down Montana's bigamy laws.

Morning Newscast 12-09-15

Dec 9, 2015
MTPR Morning Newscast
Josh Burnham

The superintendent of Missoula County Public Schools says a corrupted computer file led the school to unintentionally release medical and personal information about students in an email to parents who had attended a meeting about the football program at Hellgate High School.

State Representative Art Wittich says Political Practices Commissioner Jonathan Motl is getting desperate in his effort to prove that Wittich committed ethics violations.

A federal judge has ruled that a jury will hear arguments in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a German exchange student who fell into a tree well while skiing at Whitefish Mountain Resort.

A Kalispell man suspected of making online threats to schools and religious groups is set to go trial in January.

Evening Newscast 12-08-15

Dec 8, 2015
MTPR Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham

Political Practices Commissioner Jonathan Motl has stepped up his fight to have Bozeman Republican Senator Art Wittich removed from office.

University of Montana President Royce Engstrom acknowledges that critics are calling for his head, after he announced plans to cut over 200 jobs due to declining enrollment.

Don't expect a formal delisting proposal to come out of this week's meeting of state and federal grizzly bear experts in Missoula.

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